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Ferdinand

Artist: Tasty Monster Productions

Type: Performances / Assemblies

Tasty Monster Productions

Description

A theatrical production designed to inspire conversation in the classroom. Ferdinand inspires students and teachers to engage in a conversation about social issues such as loss and bereavement, the many guises of bullying, the necessity of kindness and empathy, and the power of our words in society.

Common Core Standard:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key
supporting details and ideas.

Sample Maryland State Curriculum Standards for Fine Arts:

Artistic Process: Responding
Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work

Enduring Understanding: Theatre artists’ interpretations of drama/theatre work are influenced by personal experiences and aesthetics.

Information

Audience Limit: 250

Program Length: 45 minutes

Appropriate for Grades:
2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

Price

Assembly Price: $500

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: $795

Workshop Cost per Day: NA

Workshop Materials Fee: NA

Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.

Technical Requirements

• Min performance space 12’ deep x 20’ wide
• One 2-socket outlet with plenty of voltage
(Old stages sometimes don’t have enough juice in outlets).
• An offstage area for setup and prep

Themes

Anti-Bullying Month
I-Love-To-Read Month
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Arts in Education Week
National Youth Violence Prevention Week
Universal Human Rights Month

Curriculum Connections

21st Century Skills
Anti-Bullying
Character Education
Language Arts
Literacy
Reading